New Delhi: Senior IPS officer A.R.K Kini will hold the additional charge of Director General of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) from December 1, a union home ministry release said on Monday.

He has been given the additional charge following retirement of N.R. Wasan on Monday.

Kini, a 1981-batch Indian Police Service officer, is at present Special Director General of BPRD.